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24 Jun, 2021 14:19

Partial collapse of Florida apartment complex caught on VIDEO

Partial collapse of Florida apartment complex caught on VIDEO

A video posted on social media shows a moment when a high-rise residential complex collapsed in Surfside, near Miami, Florida on Thursday, killing at least one person.

The video shows how two sections of a condo had suddenly collapsed one after another in the middle of the night.

Surfside Mayor Charles Burkett confirmed that at least one person was killed and 10 were injured. Miami-Dade County Fire Rescue Assistant Fire Chief Ray Jadallah said that 35 people were rescued from the building.

The Champlain Towers South was described in the media as a 12-floor high-end ocean-view residential complex with more than 130 units. According to the Miami Herald, it has two sister buildings, Champlain Towers North and Champlain Tower East.

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